Count Almaviva is determined to win the heart of the lovely Rosina, but her foolish guardian intends to marry her himself. Luckily for the Count, there's no problem the quick-witted barber and matchmaker Figaro can't solve…or maybe he should stick to haircuts after all.
Cincinnati Opera's 100th Anniversary Season opens with Rossini's masterful, laugh-out-loud comedy of errors. The prequel to The Marriage of Figaro is packed with rapid-fire punchlines and instantly recognizable music—from one of the world's most famous overtures to the well-known "Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!" of "Largo al factotum." Featuring Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars as Rosina.